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to caller to the most sweeping changes to gun laws in years, if not decades, prompting concerns among supporters of gun rights in this country. good morning to you. i'm jon scott. jenna: i'm sure glad you're not stuck between two walls. that would put a damper on the show. jon: would make it difficult to get here and do the research. jenna: we'll try to get answers on that story. hi, i'm jenna lee. in less than an hour the president will outline his efforts to curb goon violence. he is expected to ask congress to ban military-style assault weapons. many of you have questions exactly what those weapons are. we'll talk a little bit about that in the program. also on the list, suggestion to ban high-capacity magazines as well. the white house also made it clear the president will act unilaterally where he can to achieve this agenda. this comes in the wake of the massacre at sandy hook elementary school in connecticut. a tragedy certainly no one wants repeated. how to prevent that type of scenario from happening again is where the gun control debate really intensifies. let's get to chief
, this after president obama proposes the most sweeping changes to u.s. gun laws in almost two decades. his plan is drawing a lot of criticism, including from, including a number of executive orders like stronger background checks and more support to law enforcement agencies but the main part of mr. obama's plan requires congressional approval. it calls for renewing an assault weapons ban that went into effect in 1994. then expired a decade later. now the question is whether all of this will be implemented and if so, will it make a difference? paul gigot is the editorial page editor of "the wall street journal." the president has suggested that, you know, the american people are behind these proposals. the question is, is the congress? >> well i think that remains to be seen and i think the reality is this is an uphill fight for the president and not merely because of republican opposition in the house of representatives, which they control. also because of democratic potential opposition in the senate. of course harry reid, the majority leader, has long been a big supporter of the nra and
providers making it clear that federal law does not prevent them from reporting threats of violence to police. it also will address any legal barrier has might prevent states from making mental health information available for gun background checks. more on that with bob sue sack in just a few minutes. jenna: certainly a big story for us today. we are also following new details about the bizarre kidnapping of a five-year-old girl. she was snatched from her classroom at school and later found safe but scared in a playground. police revealing new details about the suspects in this crime. we are going to have that for you coming up. notre dame linebacker phapblt r-r te'o expected to speak out today about what his school is calling a hoax, but what certainly has raised some eyebrows around the country. he claims he was duped by an online girlfriend who never actually existed. peter shrager from fox sports.com weighs in next. [ male announcer ] this is joe woods' first day of work. and his new boss told him twongs -- cook what you love, and save your money. joe doesn't know it yet, but h
] ring. ring. progresso. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. prego?! but i've been buying ragu for years. [ thinking ] i wonderhat other questionable choices i've made? [ club scene music ] [ sigh of relief ] [ male announcer ] choose taste. choose prego. jon: an incredible story out of michigan where two kids who were home alone answered a knock at the door and turned into heroes. watch. >> i opened the door and she asked me, my parents are home. i told them no. she said, well a guy just kidnapped me, was going to try to kill me. jon: even though they were putting their lives at risk, they let in the 22-year-old college student. she told them she got away from her kidnapper by jumping out of a moving car. the kids locked the door and all hid in the bathroom. police say the guy she was apparently running from showed up
, he is hoping basically to tighten laws, many of the laws on the books already, having to do with background checks, et cetera. that is not the power grab that opponents of gun control and the president's plans fear. they are not going to try to do any mandates or bans which is within the power of the congress and will require legislation and votes by both chambers. he is talking about, looking at tightening existing restrictions on the importation of guns from other countries. promoting, conducting research on gun violence, prosecuting people who, engage in fraud and background checks. lie in background checks. things like this. information-sharing across the federal government, local and state about mental health records. this is the kind of thing that is not going to take away anybody's guns or their law full rights to own them. and big executive power grab is not on its way. jon: well, there are a lot of people who are very frightened about that possibility, look at the lines at gun dealers right now. there are a lot of americans out there who own guns who think president
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